Truman Capote : a literary life at the movies / Tison Pugh.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.South on screen: Publisher: Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780820347097; 0820347094.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Truman CapoteDDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Capote and the cinema: an overview -- Capote in the queer house of fame: stars and celebrity personas -- Scriptwriter for the stars: Capote's screen adaptations of indiscretion of An American wife, Beat the devil, and The innocents -- Holly Golightly's queer world: Blake Edwards's Breakfast at Tiffany's -- Capote, crime, and capital punishment: Richard Brooks's In cold blood -- Turning a princess into a star: Capote, Lee Bouvier Radziwill, and Laura -- Capote for the holidays: A Christmas memory (and trilogy), The thanksgiving visitor, and One Christmas -- Capote's southern childhoods: Other voices, other rooms, The grass harp, and Children on their birthdays -- Capote's unfinished business: abandoned and unproduced projects -- Playing Capote: tru, Capote, infamous, and other parodic and iconic portrayals -- Notes -- Cinema Capoteana.
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Truman Capote once remarked, ""My primary thing is that I'm a prose writer. I don't think film is the greatest living thing""; nonetheless, his legacy is in many ways defined by his complex relationship with cinema, Hollywood, and celebrity itself. In Truman Capote: A Literary Life at the Movies, Tison Pugh explores the author and his literature through a cinematic lens, skillfully weaving the most relevant elements of Capote's biography- including his highly flamboyant public persona and his friendships and feuds with notable stars-with insightful critical analysis of the films, screenplays,